“Redefining Dementia Care through Research”
Dr. Janet S. Hahn is the coordinator of the Western Michigan University Center for Gerontology, with an appointment as assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs. She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Minnesota in 1992 and her bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from Kalamazoo College in 1982.
Her interest in Gerontology began when she was an undergraduate and continued with her training as a recipient of a National Institutes of Health Pre-Doctoral Traineeship through the Midwest Council for Social Research in Aging from 1984 to 1987. Her career has focused on aging and geriatric issues in both public and private organizations. Her research focuses on respect for older individuals in need of long-term care as well as the quality of health care.
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